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Where do migrants to the UK come from the EU or non EU?David Cameron’s hopes of getting back on the front foot on migration have been dealt a blow this morning – ONS figures show that immigration is up, and specifically immigration from the EU is up as…

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We have just published a new flash analysis looking at David Cameron’s plans to change the rules on EU migrants’ access to benefits.Here’s a handy table (click to enlarge) summarising the key proposals, and whether they are likely to be deemed legal by…

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No one picking up a UK paper will have failed to notice that there is some concern over EU migration on the British isles, with the debate being triggered by the end of so-called “transitional controls” for Romanian and Bulgarian workers (the countries…

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There has been a lot of Romania-bashing going on lately – from immigration to horsemeat. But in Europe there’s always more to a story than meets the eye. Looking at the latest Internal Market Scoreboard, released by the European Commission to…

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As Bitter As Bile

It has been labelled in all manner of different terms: “a violent clash”, “a virile confrontation”, “a furious row”. But today’s Le Monde finally sheds a little light on what Sarkozy and Barroso told each other during their squabble over the Roma depor…

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